The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
London / City of London
Rank 141 131 171
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 14 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 23
Median daily rate £475 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £658 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +15.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2761 2946 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.40% 95.87% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 2304 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) MVVM
5 13 (65.00%) TDD
6 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (40.00%) Physics
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (40.00%) Data Analytics
8 8 (40.00%) Analytics
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
10 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (30.00%) Front Office
10 6 (30.00%) User Experience
11 5 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
11 5 (25.00%) XAML
12 4 (20.00%) Information Architecture
12 4 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (20.00%) snoop
12 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
12 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 4 (20.00%) DevExpress
12 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
12 4 (20.00%) Telerik
12 4 (20.00%) NUnit

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) NCrunch
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) WPF
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) Caliburn.Micro
7 1 (5.00%) JMS
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (40.00%) Physics
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Fintech
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Equities
5 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.00%) Derivative
6 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVVM
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) Analytics
4 8 (40.00%) Data Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (20.00%) Information Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) SOLID
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) BDD
9 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) XAML
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
1 4 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Infragistics
1 4 (20.00%) Telerik
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft